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Tradition & Heritage






With a rich cultural heritage that’s been centuries in the making, Japan celebrates the arts — traditional crafts and modern innovations alike. Here, performing arts transcend language barriers, and a trip to a museum can immerse you in art and history.
If you seek a memorable cultural experience, Japan has much to offer. The country is home to a number of Living National Treasures, craftspeople who have dedicated their lives to mastering an art and preserving it for future generations.
Learn about the traditions these artisans preserve as you meet them and see how much work goes into shaping the simplest item — an experience that will enhance your appreciation for the nuances of their craft.

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